The Director of “Black all kinds of things over” connects Shakespeare with hip-hop

Режиссер «Черного клановца» соединит Шекспира с хип-хопом

Spike Lee is preparing a reimagining of Shakespeare’s tragedy “Romeo and Juliet”, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The scenario will form a graphic novel called “Prince of cats”, which takes the action of Shakespeare’s play in Brooklyn in the 1980-ies. The story is told from the name Tybalt, cousin of Juliet. A gang of Capulets and Montagues are underground gang war, and in a break dance, hip-hop and street art.

If planning on shooting next year, but the exact date is not yet known. Also, no information about the casting.